July 6, 2011 |
Mahmoud Mohamed, an Egyptian protester profiled last month by The Times after he was seriously injured during the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak, has died due to complications from his injuries, relatives said. Mohamed, 23, a shoemaker who lived with his family in Cairo, suffered a fractured skull, pelvis and legs and was blinded in one eye when he was attacked and run over by security forces during the protests in Tahrir Square on Jan. 28. He died June 27, relatives said.
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November 30, 2009 |
An aerialist performing during a holiday show at the Beverly Center mall was injured and hospitalized after falling to the shopping center floor, authorities said Sunday. One witness said the performer appeared to fall about 40 feet -- from the third level of the shopping center to the first. The 26-year-old woman slipped while hanging upside down from a solid metal hoop suspended from the ceiling during the finale of the show "Hunky Santa and the Candy Cane Girls" Saturday evening, said Ray Pierce, owner of Hollywood Aerial Arts, the firm putting on the performance.
February 28, 2009 |
The fossilized remains of two pregnant fish indicate that sex as we know it took place as much as 30 million years earlier than previously thought, researchers said Thursday in the journal Nature. Scientists studying 380-million-year-old fossils of the armored placoderm fish had thought the fish laid their eggs before fertilization. Then they realized the pelvis of male placoderms had a fin not seen on the female fish, and surmised it was probably used to grip its mate during fertilization, much as sharks do.
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October 16, 2008 |
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan broke her pelvis and has been admitted to the hospital, her spokeswoman said in a statement Wednesday morning. Reagan, 87, fell last week at her home in Los Angeles and went to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for tests Monday after "experiencing persistent pain," the statement said. Her recovery time is expected to last six to eight weeks, and will include physical therapy and a modified schedule.
December 4, 2006 |
When standing, we often make the mistake of tipping the top of the pelvis forward. Over time, this puts undue stress on the back. Practice this move to help you return your pelvis to neutral alignment and minimize the pooch below the navel. Make sure you pull your abs inward throughout the move without tightening your buttock muscles. Be sure that you are lowering your legs to only a 45-degree angle -- taking your legs too low will prevent you from doing the exercise correctly.
August 8, 2004 |
Indie film writer-director Allison Anders came up with the idea for a "Don't Knock the Rock Film and Musical Festival" while teaching a course on rock movies at UC Santa Barbara a few years back. "I saw how my students responded to my movies," says Anders, whose own films -- including "Border Radio," "Grace of My Heart" and "Sugar Town" -- have dealt with rock music. "I showed them 'Loving You,' 'Performance,' 'Two-Lane Blacktop,' " says Anders, who will teach the course again this fall.